Welcome to the slaughter mad house that has become Egypt. I have no words of comfort. Freedom always has a price, and often the generation that pays it never gets to reap what they sow. Patriots hope to live to see such freedom, but know their actions and those of their fellow countrymen and women can bring such an end that they may never see. In history, it is the only thing that ever has.
The main secular party in Egypt, the National Salvation Front, has abandoned all credibility. Riding a wave of popular dissatisfaction with the incompetent government of Mohamed Mursi, they foolishly threw their lot in with the military.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's victory over the rebels seems almost assured now. Over two years ago with all the revolutionary thought of the Arab Spring, the Syrian Civil War began and today it is estimated that over 100,000 have died in the conflict and more than one million refugees created.
We need a new constitution that will realise the principles of the revolution: equality for all without distinction of sex, religion or class. We should not rush to presidential and parliamentary elections. We should not put the cart before the horse. We must not repeat mistakes.
The next few weeks and months will be crucial in deciding whether the Egyptian revolution against tyranny and corruption is still on, or whether it has taken a course towards an adjustment of sorts and a slight shift, rather than a radical and far-reaching transition of system and society.
The agenda, ideology, and political orientation of the Egyptian military are often misunderstood - both inside and outside Egypt. The Egyptian military has always been recognized as the foundation of the modern Egyptian state, and though all Egyptians males are required to serve, few understand the leadership and what makes it tick.
The first images have emerged of a distinctly disgruntled Mohamed Morsi, placed under house arrested after being unceremoniously
Last month, Time Magazine featured the Egyptian president Morsi on its front page as 'The most important man of the Middle East'. It's an honorable title, but in the streets of Cairo the liberal protesters perceive this as demotivating nonsense.
William Hague has expressed deep concern at the ongoing violence in Egypt, urging authorities and opposition activists to
The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has become embroiled in a Twitter spat after it posted support in Arabic to protesters outside